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Life on Earth kept to darkness for much of history, study finds
Tiny creatures that lived in the dark - either underground or below the sea floor - were the dominant life forms on Earth for much of the planet's history, a study suggests.
Dr Brian May to join Prof Roger Taylor to launch new book George Washington Wilson: Artist and Photo
He may be best known as the guitarist for legendary band Queen but Brian May will visit Aberdeen in August to celebrate the work of another great who rose to fame thanks to a very different royal connection.
New study finds that fat consumption is the only cause of weight gain
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have undertaken the largest study of its kind looking at what components of diet - fat, carbohydrates or protein - caused mice to gain weight.
Rowett scientists examining ways to prevent or postpone Type 2 Diabetes
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute are hoping to find a way to prevent or postpone the onset of Type 2 Diabetes - but require volunteers to help them with their research.
World's biggest ceilidh band attempt by University-based charity
An attempt to break the world record for the largest ever ceilidh band has been made by musicians from University of Aberdeen-based charity Scottish Culture & Traditions Association and Stonehaven Folk Festival.
Understanding how the heart is created could help heal it in later life
Understanding how the heart is built in the womb could help develop drugs and techniques to repair it in adult life, according to University of Aberdeen researchers who have secured funding to investigate the details of this important process.
DNA tests have potential to transform next 70 years of NHS care, experts say
Patients in Scotland could benefit from a revolution in personalised healthcare, thanks to major investments in gene sequencing technology.
New project to tackle major cause of blindness
A condition which is the fourth most common cause of blindness is to be tackled by a new research project led by the University of Aberdeen and NHS Grampian.
Triple University of Aberdeen connection to Order of the Thistle Ceremony
This year's Order of the Thistle ceremony will have a strong University of Aberdeen connection, with the institution's Pro-Chancellor conducting the ceremony, an esteemed alumnus being installed as a knight, and the proceedings' music composed by a University Professor of Music.
Celebrating Aberdeen's contribution to the NHS on its 70th birthday
The National Health Service is celebrating its 70th birthday today and is credited with transforming the nation's health and pioneering medical innovation.